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Little Known Problem, Big Impact: Food Waste in the United States

My mother was adept at giving new life to old food; stale bread became croutons, old milk was used for baking, and any leftovers were carefully stored away in Tupperware containers for the next day’s lunch. She made sure we had almost no food waste in our house – and what she was doing wasn’t just thrifty, it was incredibly […]

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Compost

Composting is the process of turning organic matter such as food waste into soil which can be used as fertilizer. It usually involves food scraps as well as soil and other organic matter such as leaves or grass clippings, which are mixed together and then decompose with the help of microorganisms in the soil. Composting prevents organic waste from going […]

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The Rodale Institute – Farm Shares Program

Rodale Institute is committed to groundbreaking research in organic agriculture, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating people about how organic is the safest, healthiest option for people and the planet. Rodale has a strong community outreach program to educate members of the community and children about the importance of agriculture and organic farming. Recently, Rodale Institute has become […]

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